Writing 8" floppies with SuperCard Pro

Eric Smith spacewar at gmail.com
Tue Aug 11 19:38:56 CDT 2015

On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 6:27 PM, Josh Dersch
<JoshD at livingcomputermuseum.org> wrote:
> The issue is that upon reading back a disk that has been written via the SuperCard, data is fine up until about cylinder 60, at which point bad sectors start appearing more and more frequently (though most of the data is still OK).  I tried disabling TG43 just to see if it made a difference, and it does - with TG43 disabled sectors written past cylinder 43 read back as garbage.

The SuperCard is apparently not using a suitable amount of write
precompensation for the drives you're using.

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